Director Wim Wenders has crafted an understated and simply structured documentary, reflecting the man it portrays.
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Randy Ribay’s engrossing young adult novel tackles real problems of friendship, race, and economic differences.
Making friends is tough, especially if you are porcupine.
Journalist and poet Dunya Mikhail tells the stories of women who have been kidnapped by ISIS and the man who would do anything in his power to rescue them.
The United States puts a different spin on Canada’s annual battle of the books.
Apollo and Athene hope to build the perfect society in Jo Walton’s science fiction trilogy.
Paul Schrader’s beautifully filmed and acted First Reformed relies on his transcendental style of directing.
Lord Huron’s new album presents a fantasy world worth experiencing.
A Banner reader recommends CRC pastor John Moelker’s novel.
Owen and Eleanor Move In is a sweet and humorous start to a series of chapter books for young readers.
A powerful true story of forgiveness and reconciliation springing from God’s grace.
An epic novel captures the majesty of Alaska and the terrible effects of PTSD.
Singer-songwriter Sam Baker ventures into the “land of doubt” in his latest album.
Economist and pastor Tom Nelson considers how congregations can help the economies of their communities.
Matt de la Peña’s new picture book is reassuring to children and adults alike.
Avengers: Infinity War is not your usual superhero movie.
Travel deeply to travel wisely and see yourself and your own culture with new eyes and greater understanding.
Get the lowdown on what’s coming out this month.
Young singer/songwriter Julien Baker’s songs let happiness and sadness sit closer together.
Author Kristin Schell put a bright turquoise picnic table in her front yard and learned about a different kind of hospitality.
When faced with cancer, Edie Littlefield Sundby decided to walk the El Camino Real mission trail because she felt closest to God in the wilderness
Unlike the whimsical and intriguing music they are known for, the Decemberists’ new album takes a darker, more nihilistic turn.
A Quiet Place is a suspenseful story of family and love in the guise of a horror film.
An interview with the founder of the online Christian library, CCEL.org, on the occasion of its 25th anniversary.